|Published: 9:54 AM, 05/09/2013
||Last updated: 9:54 AM, 05/09/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Two victims of a double shooting in Parrottsville
early Tuesday morning, May 7, were released from a hospital later that day, the
Cocke County Sheriff's Department reported.
Jeffery Stewart, 42, and David Lynn Dollar, 42, sustained
gunshot wounds at 1855 Good Hope Road at about 12:16 a.m. They were flown by
helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for non life-threatening
injuries, according to a sheriff's department press release.
The incident was an attempted robbery that resulted in
the shooting of Stewart and Dollar, K9 Deputy Sheriff Chris Gregg reported.
A black male described as short, chunky, and partially
balding, accompanied by a white female, allegedly showed up at the residence
brandishing a black semi-automatic handgun with a laser light on it. The
unarmed female was descried as being short, skinny, and having long brown hair.
She allegedly wore gray sweatpants and a sweatshirt, Gregg stated in his
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